Nights for Wednesday 21 March 2018
7:12 Drink and Thrive?
The history of Licensing Trusts in New Zealand is told in the recently published book A Great Social Experiment, by Bernard Teahan.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris looks at the treatment of two historical figures in The Death of Stalin and Mary Magdalene. And he talks to the director of Mary Magdalene - and last year's Lion - Australian Garth Davis.
8:10 Night Mail
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
8:30 Window on the World
Internationally-acclaimed opera star Ariunbaatar Ganbaataar was born into a family of nomadic herders on the immense Mongolian steppe. In this hypnotic audio portrait, journalist Kate Molleson visits his family's ger to discover whether Mongolia's unique traditional culture - perhaps even its landscape itself - is the secret of his extraordinary vocal alchemy.
9:07 The Drama Hour
Dexter Guff is Smarter Than You (And You Can Be Too)
Dexter does a special on-location episode from the Innovation Now conference in Pittsburgh. He is joined by various conference attendees including Steve Jobs and Heather Hamilton. Plus, Dexter finally sits down with his thought leader crush, Sharon Doyle.
Wilberfoss establishes contact with a giant alien creature on the remote planet where the spaceship has crashed.
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping celebrates the strength of Kiwi jazz with a host of new and recent releases.